Tag Archive | "Alzheimer’s"

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Changing The Way We Look At Dementia 

Currently, more than 13,200 people are registered as Dementia Friends in the U.S., and organizations in 14 states.

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Alzheimer’s: Body Clock Disruptions Occur Years Before Memory Loss

New research indicates that circadian rhythm disruptions occur much earlier in people whose memories are intact but whose brain scans show early, preclinical evidence of Alzheimer’s.

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Tips to Help Families Cope With Alzheimer’s

Receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis is never easy. It’s life changing, not only for the person receiving the diagnosis but for their family members as well.

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Close Friends Linked to Sharper Memory

Maintaining positive, warm and trusting friendships might be the key to a slower decline in memory and cognitive functioning.

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Alzheimer’s Study Finds Spiraling Costs, Family Caregiver Stress

Kristen Beatty’s 78-year-old father, Ray, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about 10 years ago. Since then, he has developed a sense of paranoia, insomnia and the delusion that people are stealing from him.

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What’s the Difference Between Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia?

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life.

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